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Telenor to abolish roaming taxes in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia

Telenor to abolish roaming taxes in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia

Telenor will be the first operator in Sweden to abolish roaming taxes on surfing the internet in countries outside Europe. From 26 January 2017, Swedes with Telenor's subscription 'Telenor Frihet' (freedom) can start surfing the internet in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia with no extra charge. Since June 2016, 'Telenor Frihet' started including the rest of EU and EES, but now, it …

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Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland - and Singapore - least corrupt countries

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland - and Singapore - least corrupt countries

The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World's least corrupt countries. Revealing the "Corruption Perception Index", Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: "This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality, which feed off each other …

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Swedes in boat drama in southern Thailand

Swedes in boat drama in southern Thailand

Koh Rok On Monday 23 January 2017, a tour boat caught fire and sank to the bottom of the ocean on its way to Koh Rok in the Ko Lanta district of Thailand. There were 18 passengers on the boat, all of whom managed to escape the boat in time. Among them were two Swedes, the Foreign Ministry of Sweden's …

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Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept

Chef Conny Andersson enhances Six Senses’ healthy concept

ScandAsia met up in southern Thailand with Mr Conny Andersson, who can appropriately be seen as a ‘travelling chef’, having been on assignments as a cook to far-flung corners of the world. The setting and the timing could not have been more appropriate. We wanted to learn more about how he attended – during his stint at this resort – …

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Buddhist ceremony in Stockholm

Buddhist ceremony in Stockholm

Photo: The Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm On Saturday 21 January 2017, the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm held a Buddhist Ceremony marking the 100th day of the passing of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Mr. Kiattikhun Chartprasert, the Ambassador of Thailand in Stockholm, accompanied by Mrs. Jaruwat Chartprasert, along with representatives from Team Thailand offices, the …

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Dane robbed by ladyboys in Pattaya

Dane robbed by ladyboys in Pattaya

Photo: Chonburi News On Thursday 12 January 2017, a Danish man was robbed by two ladyboys in Pattaya. The Dane was out for a morning stroll down Beach Road when he was approached by the ladyboys who stole 4,000 baht from him. The two ladyboys had approached the Dane and started groping him, after which he was missing his wallet …

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